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27 Jul 2017
The new Raymarine Axiom Pro Multifunction Displays

FLIR Systemshave announced the expansion of its Raymarine Axiom™ Multifunction Display (MFD) line with the introduction of the Axiom Pro. Designed for offshore enthusiasts and professional captains, Axiom Pro features Raymarine’s HybridTouch™ control, combining multi-touchscreen controls with an ergonomic keypad for additional confidence in rough seas. For serious offshore anglers, Axiom Pro is available with a 1 kW, high-powered CHIRP sonar and Raymarine’s built-in, advanced RealVision™ 3D...

19 Jul 2017
C-MAP Genesis Edge

C-MAP, the leading supplier of digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping solutions, announced today the launch of Genesis Edge, a premium upgrade to the free marine-mapping service C-MAP Genesis (formerly known as Insight Genesis). The free version of C-MAP Genesis includes downloads of community-sourced digital Social Map charts, the ability to add personally mapped areas to Social Map, and custom-colour depth shading. Genesis Edge offers even more game-changing functionality for...

10 Jul 2017
Ocean Signal rescueME EPIRB1 Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon

Floridian boaters with a 406 MHz locator beacon in their vessel will receive a 25% discount in registration fees as of July 1st

Leader in safety and communication Ocean Signal has backed the new Florida boating safety bill which has been introduced to encourage boaters to buy life-saving beacons.

Effective from July 1 2017, the new law offers boaters with a 406 MHz locator beacon in their vessel a 25% discount on their annual Florida boat registration fee.


02 May 2017
Nomad portable Class B AIS from Digital Yacht

Nomad is a new, portable AIS navigation solution from Digital Yacht.  Designed for recreational boaters and professional mariners, it offers a full function, Class B AIS transponder with a wireless and USB interface built in for tablets and PCs - all in a portable, compact package.

It addresses the needs of so many boaters who want a portable yet sophisticated navigation solution with AIS and GPS and the ability to interface with tablets, PCs and smart phones. It appeals to charter...

11 Mar 2017
Raymarine: Introducing Axiom™ Multifunction Displays with RealVision 3D™ Sonar & Lighthouse 3

Raymarine launches quad-core touch-screen MFD with 3D viewing and real CHIRP functionality at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show

We are pleased to announce an all-new family of Raymarine MFDs called Axiom, game-changers poised to shake up the marine electronics industry.

Consider the Merriam-Webster definition of “axiom”: “a statement accepted as true as the basis for argument or inference” or “an established rule or principle or a self-evident truth.” The word is...

10 Mar 2017

A British professional captain who survived the night time capsize of a catamaran last year has joined forces with safety specialist ACR Electronics, a Drew Marine company, and the United States Coast Guard to offer important survival advice to boaters by relating his tale of survival.

Charles Nethersole, from Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, became the latest member of ACR’s SurvivorClub initiative following the rescue from a sailing catamaran, named Leopard, in November last year when his...

06 Mar 2017

Sailors are always looking for new ways to improve their racing performance. So, the dedicated sailing team at racegeek have created a new tactical racing tool that combines the latest technology and design simplicity. 

Designed for 20 to 35 feet sports boats and yachts, the d10 combines the core functionality needed for inshore racing into one easy to use and stylish device.

Recognising the potential racing advantage of being able to synchronise and customise data from...

16 Feb 2017
Port of London Authority Launches Tidal Thames App

The Port of London Authority (PLA) has launched a free app to provide everyone with an interest in navigating on the Thames with easy access to the latest information on the tidal river. 

The PLA’s first ever app is aimed at making planning trips on the Thames easier.  ‘Must have’ data is available instantly including live tidal data from twelve locations along the 95 mile tidal river and an alerts system for Notices to Mariners, which detail the latest information on events,...

13 Feb 2017
Raymarine: FLIR Unveils New Raymarine Brand Identity

Today FLIR unveiled a redesign of the Raymarine brand, including a new logo, icon and tagline to be used in all marketing activities and throughout its products lines. Both the new brand design and tagline, ‘Simply Superior,’ signify FLIR’s commitment to delivering world-class marine electronics through its Raymarine brand.

Retaining distinct and recognizable visual characteristics of the iconic Raymarine logo, the new Raymarine identity takes a modernized design that evokes energy...

29 Dec 2016

Communication and safety at sea specialist sponsors race team with rescueME MOB1s, rescueME PLB1s and rescueME EPIRB1 for famous Boxing Day event

Ocean Signal has supplied the crew of ‘Simply Fun’ with its rescueME MOB1s and rescueME PLB1s for this year’s Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

Everyone on board the HH42 racing yacht will be equipped with a man overboard locating unit and a personal locator beacon provided by Australian distributor All Sat Communications when the...

19 Dec 2016
Torqeedo to showcase award-winning motors at London Boat Show

Torqeedo, the market leader in the fast growing electric propulsion industry and winner of the Overall DAME Award at METSTRADE Show 2016, is set to build on its recent successes, exhibiting at London Boat Show 2017, on stand D062.

Many of the current Torqeedo models will be on show this year, including the award-winning Cruise Fixed Pod (FP) range – which was crowned Overall DAME Award winner at the 2016 METSTRADE, following its win in the Machinery, Propulsion, Mechanical...

20 Nov 2016
B&G® Vulcan chartplotter family gets bigger

B&G®, the world’s leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, is pleased to introduce the new Vulcan 9 sailing chartplotter – a large touchscreen chartplotter for coastal cruising and club racing sailboats, that provides sailors with incredible value. 

The new 9-inch chartplotter delivers innovative sailing functionality controlled through a bright intuitive multi-touch screen and easy to use menu structure that makes setting courses, reading [1]wind speed and direction...